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Congothemis longistyla

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA ARTHROPODA INSECTA ODONATA LIBELLULIDAE

Scientific Name: Congothemis longistyla
Species Authority: Fraser, 1953

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2008-06-03
Assessor(s): Clausnitzer, V.
Reviewer(s): Djikstra, K. D, Kipping, J., Schutte, K. (Odonata Red List Authority) & Allen, D. (Freshwater Biodiversity Unit)
Justification:
This is one of many species known only from limited material from the central Congo Basin. Extensive tracts of potential habitat are present and the species is most probably under-collected rather than rare. It is assessed as Least Concern, with a probable widespread distribution.
History:
2006 Data Deficient
2006 Data Deficient (IUCN 2006)
1996 Data Deficient
1996 Data Deficient (Baillie and Groombridge 1996)
1994 Insufficiently Known (Groombridge 1994)
1990 Insufficiently Known (IUCN 1990)
1988 Insufficiently Known (IUCN Conservation Monitoring Centre 1988)
1986 Insufficiently Known (IUCN Conservation Monitoring Centre 1986)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: The species is currently known only from the Democratic Republic of Congo (Eala, Busu Lite and one additional unnamed site).
Countries:
Native:
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the
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Population [top]

Population: Population size is unknown.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Unknown but possibly present in swamp forest.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): None known at present.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No information available.

Citation: Clausnitzer, V. 2010. Congothemis longistyla. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 23 October 2014.
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